KW-1 Well, 2600-2610 m depth (Cretaceous to of South Sudan)

Where: South Sudan (9.3° N, 29.1° E: paleocoordinates 6.1° S, 22.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Zarga-Ghazal Formation (Darfur Group), Campanian to Campanian (83.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithified sandstone

Size class: microfossils

Preservation: original sporopollenin

Collection methods: core, chemical, hydrochloric, hydroflouric

Primary reference: J. M. Cole, O. Babiker Abdelrahim, A. W. Hunter, E. Schrank, and M. S. Bin Ismael. 2017. Late Cretaceous spore-pollen zonation of the Central African Rift System (CARS), Kaikang Trough, Muglad Basin, South Sudan: angiosperm spread and links to the Elaterates Province. Palynology 41:547-578 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 199958: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 23.02.2019

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Ascomycota - Microthyriaceae
Callimothallus sp. Dilcher 1965
Scabratriporites simpliformis van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1966
Monocolpopollenites spheroidites Jardiné and Magloire 1965
Nyssapollenites sp. Thiergart 1937
 Arecales - Arecaceae
Mauritiidites crassibaculatus van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
 Arecales -
Longapertites sp. van Hoeken-Klinkenberg 1964
 Polygalales - Rosidae
Triorites "sp. A" Couper 1953
Retitricolporites sp. Van der Hammen and Wymstra 1964
 Santalales - Loranthaceae
Syncolporites sp. Van der Hammen 1954
 Proteales -
Proteacidites sigalii Boltenhagen 1978
 Life -
Leiosphaeridia sp. Eisenack 1958 acritarcs
Chomotriletes minor Pocock 1970